After spending the last four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, safety Mike Mitchell could soon find himself on the open market.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported on Friday that Pittsburgh is expected to release Mitchell, who is scheduled to make $5 million in 2018. Rapoport noted the team would be interested in bringing the veteran back at a lower salary.
Earlier in the day, Mitchell posted a cryptic message on Twitter:
Per Spotrac, the veteran carries a cap hit of $8.1 million.